Kevin Curry

Ground Turkey Fajitas

Ground Turkey Fajitas


6 Servings
Serving Size:248g
* Optional Substitution Note
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 green bell pepper, sliced
  • 1 red bell pepper, sliced
  • 1 yellow bell pepper, sliced
  • pinch of sea salt & pepper
  • 1/2 lime juice
Ground Fajita
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
    • avocado oil
  • 2 lb 93% ground turkey
    • I do NOT recommend leaner than 93%
  • 2 teaspoons onion powder
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons smoked paprika
  • 2 teaspoons chili powder
  • 2 teaspoons cumin powder
  • 2 teaspoons oregano (powder or dried)
  • sea salt & pepper to taste
  • fresh cilantro, diced


Step 1

Set a carbon steel, nonstick or cast iron skillet on medium high heat.  Once hot, add oil and all the veggies.

Ground Turkey Fajitas

Step 2

Toss the veggies in the skillet until all edges are seared and the bell peppers have slightly wilted, about 4 – 6 minutes.  TIP: add lime juice to help wilt them more.

Ground Turkey Fajitas

Step 3

Remove the veggies from the skillet and add more oil, then ground turkey.  Chop up the turkey as it cooks in the skillet, ensuring there are no large chunks.

Step 4

Once the turkey is about 90% finished cooking, about 6 – 8 minutes, drain any excess water and fat (liquid) from the turkey into a bowl or cup, then place the skillet back on the heat.

Step 5

Sprinkle in the seasonings and immediately stir together.  To help keep the turkey moist, gradually add tablespoons of the reserved liquid back into the skillet if you notice the turkey is getting too dry.

Step 6

Add the veggies and toss everything together!  Remove the heat and enjoy immediately with tortillas or in a bowl over jasmine rice.

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Prep 5min
Cook 15min
Total 20min
# of servings6
Serving Size:248g

Nutrition per serving

About Kevin - author


Hey, I'm Kevin

My name is Kevin. My life changed when I realized that healthy living is a lifelong journey, mainly won by having a well-balanced diet and maintaining an active lifestyle.

By experimenting in the kitchen and sharing my meals on Tumblr, I learned healthy eating is not boring! By making a few adjustments to my favorite foods, I could design a diet that could help me achieve my wellness goals while satisfying my desire for BANGIN food! 😅 Now I try to help people around the world realize that same level of freedom in eating regardless of budget. Welcome, let's #DemocratizeWellness together!